Posts Tagged ‘travel planning’

The Aesthetic of Lostness

The Aesthetic of Lostness

“Half the fun of travel is the aesthetic of lostness” – Ray Bradbury I recently took a transcontinental flight with a 10-hour layover. My total travel time from San Francisco to Zurich would end up being 27 hours. Yes, there were other flight options, perhaps even “better” ones depending on your perspective, but I chose […]

Overcoming Fear – Meet Plan GO! 2012

Overcoming Fear – Meet Plan GO! 2012

My father says that I have never met a stranger. I suppose he is right. I love meeting new people and I can talk to anyone, an innate ability that has served me well as a traveler. Life on the road is full of chance and brief encounters with truly remarkable people. By not being […]

Golden Sands & European Trysts: My Next Big Trip

Golden Sands & European Trysts: My Next Big Trip

“About to take off!!! YAYYYY Can you please email me German words? Need a crash course! See you soooon! Love you heaps!!! MWAH” … was the erratic email I sent to Thomas as the cabin doors closed. The plane was ready for departure, and I was ready for yet another adventure abroad! Long- term travel […]

PACKING HELL!!!

Packing has to be my least favorite past time. I have never been know to be a “good packer”; however, I have to say that I have learned a lot and improved upon my packing skills on this trip. I have packed an repacked a dozen times already, slimming down my bag each time. Danny […]

Travel Vaccines, Meds, and Risks

Yes, having a half dozen needles jabbed into your arm isn’t fun, but I hear that typhoid, rabies, and hepatitis can be inconvenient and painful as well. To avoid such travel complications, I began my research into the appropriate vaccinations prior to leaving the states. I started my Hepatitis immunizations, got a polio booster and […]

Who, What, When, Where, Why?

Who, What, When, Where, Why?

I know what you all are thinking and wondering, so let me answer your questions now: Q: Where are you going?A: Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, Indonesia, Thailand and…???Q: Who are you going with?A: Lauren, my first SF friend, is also coming to Sydney.Q: What will you be doing?A: Working and travelingQ: When are you leaving?A: […]

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